If you use a helmet cam, you know you are paying for a specialty item.When you buy accessories for a specialty item, you tend to pay more as well.So, no strikes on the price. I knew what I was getting and the cost is fair.The Key benefits1. You CAN see what you are aiming it. Get the right shot, the first time.2. It allows full text viewing of all your menu items instead of the cryptic lettering on the front3. You can set the auto-off. It will go off after XX seconds and not use battery after.4. You get a a..
Most of the time I'm using my GoPro, I only use the LCD for setting up shots or shot angles, but I always use it when I'm handheld shooting. You know what you're framing and can quickly adjust to get some really cool perspectives. Unless I'm handheld shooting, I usually set it to turn off a minute after the last button press in case i forget to turn it off myself. You can also adjust the brightness if you need to. I wind up using it a bunch to review pictures and videos too. It has a speaker, so you ca..
I found the LCD screen to be quite clear even though it is small. This BacPak does add about 1/2" of additional bulk to the camera, so if weight or size is an issue, then it can be easily removed and used with out.What I really like about it is that the menu system displays now on the BacPac LCD in real words instead of only those cryptic letters on the front LCD screen That is a big plus in my opinion!As far as battery life, the screen can easily be shut off in order to conserve battery life.I really do ..